Apr 16

Saint Benedict Joseph Labre

April 16th XVIII century

Benedict Joseph (Masculino)
in Roma, in current Italy
April 16th
In Rome, St. Benedict Joseph Labre, who, eager since his teens in a rough penitent life, he made pilgrimages to famous sanctuaries, wearing rags and content with alms, giving example of piety and penance, and returned to Rome, surrendered to a life of prayer and of extreme poverty. Roman martyrology